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Day and Night World Map

The map below shows the current position of the Sun and the Moon. It shows which parts of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 4:36:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 16:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 45' South, Longitude: 65° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.83 meters/second, 1590.6 km/hour, 988.3 miles/hour or 858.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.47 miWest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 miNorth16.47 mi
1 hour14° 59' 53.8"988.08 miWest0° 00' 40.8"0.78 miNorth988.11 mi
24 hours0° 02' 23.1"2.62 miEast0° 16' 29.5"18.90 miNorth19.08 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 16:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 39' North, Longitude: 140° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.58 meters/second, 1614.9 km/hour, 1003.4 miles/hour or 872.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.72 miWest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 miSouth16.72 mi
1 hour14° 32' 05.4"1003.34 miWest0° 11' 18.1"12.94 miSouth1003.53 mi
24 hours11° 13' 12.2"774.52 miEast4° 35' 50.3"315.87 miSouth837.53 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CochabambaTue 12:36 PM63 km39 miles34 nmNorthwest NW
SucreTue 12:36 PM149 km93 miles80 nmSouth-southeast SSE
OruroTue 12:36 PM151 km94 miles82 nmWest W
PotosiTue 12:36 PM203 km126 miles110 nmSouth S
Santa CruzTue 12:36 PM267 km166 miles144 nmEast E
La PazTue 12:36 PM293 km182 miles158 nmWest-northwest WNW
San Ignacio de VelascoTue 12:36 PM527 km327 miles284 nmEast-northeast ENE
ArequipaTue 11:36 AM639 km397 miles345 nmWest-northwest WNW
RiberaltaTue 12:36 PM747 km464 miles403 nmNorth N
SaltaTue 1:36 PM780 km484 miles421 nmSouth S

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